To tackle extremism in schools the curriculum needs to be more diverse.
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We need to communicate better how schools and universities can understand the process leading to extremism, rather than just providing a checklist of behaviours.
Keeping an eye on who’s gone missing.
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There is no consistent system for recording and reporting children who are removed from school registers.
Schools should teach students about peace and pluralism to reduce radicalisation, not necessarily about every world conflict and religion. Australian teen Jake Bilardi with Islamic State fighters.
Introducing new curriculum requirements to teach young people about specific issues or requiring teachers to look out for signs of radicalisation are just as likely to have little or no impact if not supported by evidence.
Open debate is essential to prevent radicalisation.
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From July 1, schools have a legal duty to prevent pupils being radicalised.